Google introduces major Android Wear update

Tuesday 21 April 2015 | 08:42 CET | News
Google has officially launched the second major update to its Android Wear platform, introducing a number of features including Wi-Fi support, hand gestures and hand-drawn emoji. The new update makes use of the in-built Wi-Fi functionality of smartwatches for the first time, so that notifications can be received over any available Wi-Fi network with web access. Unlike Apple's smartwatch platform, the watch and phone don't have to be on the same network, so users can leave the phone behind. In addition, the new software allows users to simply flick their wrist to check news and scroll through

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